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ORNL laser-interference structuring technique shows potential for reducing industrial chemical processing for vehicles

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Long-lasting protection from corrosion is essential for materials used for vehicles and aircraft to ensure structural integrity amid extreme operating conditions. Two chemical pre-treatment processes are widely used in industrial settings to prepare for coating adhesion and protect aluminum alloy surfaces against corrosion. While highly regulated, both processes use large quantities of hazardous compounds with known environmental and health risks.

Volvo plans to go leather-free in all of its EVs by 2030

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Volvo Cars announced this past week that it plans to make all of its fully electric models completely leather-free by 2030, as part of “an ethical stand for animal welfare.”

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Ultium Cells to use Honeywell Quality Control System in Lordstown battery plant

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Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between LG Energy Solution and General Motors (GM), will use Honeywell’s Quality Control System (QCS) to ensure the quality and integrity of the lithium-ion batteries produced at its new manufacturing plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Due to be completed in 2022, the 2.8

Tesla ramps hiring for 4680 pilot line in Fremont


Tesla has started a hiring ramp for its 4680 pilot line at the Fremont Factory on Kato Road. Tesla’s Careers page shows that the EV maker opened positions for production associates to work on the 4680 manufacturing line.

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Hyundai Motor Group launches E-mobility pilot in Singapore with SP Group and Komoco Motors; EV-integrated solutions

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Hyundai Motor Group, in partnership with SP Group and Komoco Motors, launched an E-mobility pilot program in Singapore. The program aims to identify real-world customer concerns and requirements for enhancing customer value and experience and establishing a robust EV ecosystem in the city-state.

Slow Teslas everywhere: 24 hours into ‘the FSD button’, what is your Safety Score (Beta)?


True to its (latest) word , Tesla released the “Button” late Friday/early Saturday, though it went from “opting in to Full Self Driving Beta” to “requesting access to Full Self Driving” The caveats don’t stop there.

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Honeywell and Wood partner on technologies for carbon-neutral sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

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Honeywell and Wood announced a comprehensive package of technologies to support the effort to produce carbon-neutral aviation fuel. When used together, the technologies—based on Honeywell’s UOP Ecofining process technology and Wood’s hydrogen plant technology—could reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 100% using certain feedstocks when compared to traditional petroleum aviation fuel.

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Stranded Tesla: Towing Adds Much More Range Than You Might Expect


Towing this Tesla Model 3 over a short distance ensured the car could make the hour-long drive home

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Tesla’s Elon Musk confirms increased investment, R&D efforts in China


Elon Musk briefly appeared during the opening ceremony of the 2021 World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China recently. During his appearance via video, Musk confirmed that Tesla would increase investment and R&D efforts in China.

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News: Top 10 “Engines” Now Mostly Electric

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Wards Annual Propulsion Awards Shift to EVs. If you needed a more definitive marker for the imminent end of the internal combustion engine, look no further than Wards 27 th annual 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems.

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Tesla Giga Shanghai goes for its final Q3 2021 sprint


Tesla Giga Shanghai seems to be sprinting into action as Q3 2021 comes to an end. Many Tesla Model Y and Model 3 units can still be seen parked or on car carriers at Gigafactory Shanghai, hinting at the strong demand for the company’s cars.

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MAN: Long Range Electric Trucks Coming In 2024


The company hints at 500 km (311 miles) of range and more in the future

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Rivian R1T gross vehicle weight makes it a “heavy duty” truck at 8.5k lbs


The Rivian R1T Owners Manual hints that the all-electric pickup could essentially be considered a heavy-duty truck. Several details in the Rivian R1T Owners Manual hint at this, but the main one would be the all-electric pickup’s Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 8,532 lbs. .

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Global Passenger xEV Battery Market Stats: H1 2021


According to Adamas Intelligence, the market expanded 157% year-over-year

Tesla FSD Beta 10.1 released, does not appear to be “Single Stack” version


Tesla has formally started rolling out FSD Beta 10.1

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Elon Musk Believes Chip Shortage Is Only A ‘Short Term’ Problem


Tesla’s CEO expects the ongoing semiconductor shortage that has plagued the automotive industry to be over soon

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Only a few Days to Go: the Premiere of Solaris Urbino 9 LE electric

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world premiere of the latest model of the Solaris electric bus - Urbino 9 LE electric. We encourage you to mark the date September 30 in your calendars. We truly appreciate the opportunity to celebrate with you such a special moment for our company.

Can Tesla Increase Sales In The Japanese Market?


Tesla could certainly stand to sell more cars in Japan, but something important may need to happen first

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Meet The New Mercedes-Benz eCitan


It will join the eVito and eSprinter in the second half of 2022

Ultium Cells Selects Honeywell Quality Control System in Lordstown State-of-the-Art Lithium-ion Battery Plant

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Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between LG Energy Solution and General Motors (GM), will use Honeywell’s Quality Control System (QCS) to ensure the quality and integrity of the lithium-ion batteries produced at its new manufacturing plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Due to be completed in 2022, the 2.8

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Tesla Captures Crazy Police Chase: Copters, Crashes, Carjackings


This Tesla was able to record video of a wild, high-speed chase. The footage is incredible

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Tips: Buying Your First Car

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What to Know Before You Make the Big Step. This article may contain affiliate links. Buying your first car is a big step and one that you want to put a lot of thought into.

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Realteam Hydrogen Redline, Porsche Win Le Mans Virtual Series Round 1 At Monza


The opening round of the inaugural Le Mans Virtual Series took to the venerated Autodromo Nazionale Monza for four hours of live multi-class racing

Ford CEO Calls For Lower EV Prices, Audi Q4 E-Tron Costs Less Than Q5


Ford CEO Jim Farley says electric cars need to be less expensive. Audi agrees. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles audi Audi Q4 e-tron Audi Q4 E-Tron price Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback electric car cost EV prices Ford Jim Farley

Fastned Is Starting To Grow Again After 5 Quarters Of Corona Stagnation


The second quarter of 2021 is the first quarter showing real growth after the last quarter of 2019. The five quarters in between were a matter of survival during the corona crises. People started working from home, were furloughed, and made far fewer visits to business events or relatives.

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Wineries & Breweries in Australia Offering Electrons from Sunshine


Now a larger winery is going 100% solar. Treasury wine estates, which produces the premium brands Penfolds, Wolf Blass, Pepperjack and Wynns has pledged to source its electricity needs from 100% solar by 2024.

Can Tesla Increase Sales In Japan?


The width of the Model 3 (without mirrors) is 1,849 mm and most parking lots in Japan are 1,850 mm wide. This leaves only 1 mm of margin and some extraordinary parking skills to park the car at a shopping mall, public place, restaurant, and most homes in Japan.

European Charging Market to Replace Petrol Station Market in Next Decade


The charging markets in Europe and the USA have many similarities, but also many differences. And the European transition to electric driving is a few years ahead of the USA. That is why this article is partly a copy of the previous article I wrote about the charging market in the USA.

Elon Musk Speaks At 2021 World Internet Conference In Wuzhen, China


Elon Musk was invited to speak at the 2021 World Internet Conference in Wuhzen, China. Elon was invited to share his thoughts on intelligent and connected vehicles.

Geely Geometry EX3 Electric SUV Priced Below $10,000


The Geometry EX3 electric SUV from Geely comes with a super low price tag. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles cheap electric cars China Electric SUV geely Geely Geometry EX3 geometry Geometry EX3


One Way Toyota Could Survive The Electric Vehicle Disruption


Here at CleanTechnica, we haven’t been big fans of Toyota. Most recently, Steve Handley wrote a fine article about Toyota’s CEO (and the grandson of its founder) is saying that thousands of jobs will be lost if we move to electric vehicles (EVs).

What You Won’t Hear Or See In The News On The Automotive Chip Shortage


The automotive industry needs to design new circuit boards for newer chips and replace the antiques. They are resisting the investment, and they are lacking the “in-house” know-how.

Drive Electric Week Down Under


What a fantastic day of inquisitive participants! The hard work of Jon Day and the Australian Electric Vehicles Association certainly paid off with the largest gathering of electric vehicles and allied industries in Australia to date.

Record Month For Plugin Vehicles In China!


Plugin vehicles are all the rage in China, having scored 286,000 registrations in August, a full 22% increase over the previous record, which was set in June when 235,000 registrations were made. That pulls the year-to-date (YTD) tally to 1.6